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Marbury High School Educator Named Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction
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Wednesday, November 07, 2018
Ms. Melissa Baker (left) and Hunter Warr (right)
Ms. Melissa Baker (left) and Hunter Warr (right)

ATLANTA, GA-- October 25, 2018- Melissa Baker, an educator at Marbury High School in Deatsville, AL, was recently selected as a Claes Nobel Educator of Distinction by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).  A role model to pupils, Melissa was nominated by Marbury High School senior, Hunter Warr, for outstanding dedication and commitment to excellence in the profession. 

 

Each year student members of NSHSS are invited to nominate the educator who has made the most significant contribution to their academic career for the Claes Novel Educator of Distinction award.  This honor recognizes exemplary educators whose passion and devotion inspire their students to grow and develop as scholars, leaders and citizens. 

 

The National Society of High School Scholars seeks to advance the goals and aspirations of high-achieving students through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international student and peer networks.  From attending the annual Nobel Week festivities in Stockholm, to internships with major corporations and government agencies, pre-college summer study programs, and more than $2,000,000 in exclusive scholarships awarded annually, NSHSS in continually seeking new ways to provide lifetime learning and growth opportunities for academically talented and accomplished students leaders, and the educators who support them. 

 

"Dedicated educators who exhibit a commitment to excellence deserve our highest praise and appreciation," said NSHSS President James W. Lewis. "Through our Educators of Distinction program and the grants we provide to support professional development and enrich classroom instruction, we hope to acknowledge and encourage the vital work of the teachers, counselors and administrators who are shaping the intellect and character of our young scholars." 

 

About the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)

Formed in 2002 by James W. Lewis and Claes Nobel, senior members of the family that established the Nobel Prizes, The National Society of High School Scholars recognizes academic excellence at the high school level and helps to advance the goals and aspirations of high-achieving students through unique learning experiences, scholarships, internships, international study and peer networks.  NSHSS members become lifetime members.  At each step along the way-from high school to college to career- NSHSS connects outstanding young scholars with the resources they need to develop their strengths and pursue their passions. Currently, there are more than 1,500,000 Society members in over 170 countries.  For more information about NSHSS visit www.nshss.org.

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